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Lexicon :: Strong's G5257 - hypēretēs

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ὑπηρέτης
Transliteration
hypēretēs (Key)
Pronunciation
hoop-ay-ret'-ace
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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From ὑπό (G5259) and a derivative of eresso (to row)
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Strong’s Definitions

ὑπηρέτης hupērĕtēs, hoop-ay-ret'-ace; from G5259 and a derivative of ἐρέσσω ĕrĕssō (to row); an under-oarsman, i.e. (generally) subordinate (assistant, sexton, constable):—minister, officer, servant.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 20x

The KJV translates Strong's G5257 in the following manner: officer (11x), minister (5x), servant (4x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 20x
The KJV translates Strong's G5257 in the following manner: officer (11x), minister (5x), servant (4x).
  1. servant

    1. an underrower, subordinate rower

    2. any one who serves with hands: a servant

      1. in the NT of the officers and attendants of magistrates as — of the officer who executes penalties

      2. of the attendants of a king, servants, retinue, the soldiers of a king, of the attendant of a synagogue

      3. of any one ministering or rendering service

    3. any one who aids another in any work

      1. an assistant

      2. of the preacher of the gospel

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ὑπηρέτης hupērĕtēs, hoop-ay-ret'-ace; from G5259 and a derivative of ἐρέσσω ĕrĕssō (to row); an under-oarsman, i.e. (generally) subordinate (assistant, sexton, constable):—minister, officer, servant.
STRONGS NT 5257: ὑπηρέτης
ὑπηρέτης, ὑπηρετου, (from ὑπό, and ἐρέτης from ἐρέσσω to row), from Aeschylus and Herodotus down;
a. properly, an under rower, subordinate rower.
b. anyone who serves with his hands; a servant; in the N. T. of the officers and attendants of magistrates as — of the officer who executes penalties, Matthew 5:25; of the attendants of a king, οἱ ὑπηρετοι οἱ ἐμοί, my servants, retinue, the soldiers I should have if I were a king, John 18:36; of the servants or officers of the Sanhedrin, Matthew 26:58; Mark 14:54, 65; John 7:32, 45; John 18:3, 12, 22; John 19:6; Acts 5:22, 26; joined with δοῦλος (Plato, polit., p. 289 c.), John 18:18; of the attendant of g synagogue, Luke 4:20; of anyone ministering or rendering service, Acts 13:5.
c. anyone who aids another in any work; an assistant: of a preacher of the gospel (A. V. minister, which see in B. D.), Acts 26:16; ὑπηρέται λόγου, Luke 1:2; Χριστοῦ, 1 Corinthians 4:1. (Synonym: see διάκονος, at the end.)
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Matthew
5:25; 26:58
Mark
14:54; 14:65
Luke
1:2; 4:20
John
7:32; 7:45; 18:3; 18:12; 18:18; 18:22; 18:36; 19:6
Acts
5:22; 5:26; 13:5; 26:16
1 Corinthians
4:1

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G5257 matches the Greek ὑπηρέτης (hypēretēs),
which occurs 20 times in 20 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 5:25 - [fn]Come to good terms with your accuser quickly, while you are with him on the way to court, so that your accuser will not hand you over to the judge, and the judge to the officer G5257, and you will not be thrown into prison.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 26:58 - But Peter was following Him at a distance, as far as the courtyard of the high priest, and he came inside and sat down with the [fn]officers G5257 to see the outcome.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 14:54 - And Peter had followed Him at a distance, right into the courtyard of the high priest; and he was sitting with the [fn]officers G5257 and warming himself at the [fn]fire.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 14:65 - And some began to spit on Him, and [fn]to blindfold Him, and to beat Him with their fists and say to Him, “Prophesy!” Then the officers G5257 took custody of Him [fn]and slapped Him in the face.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:2 - just as they were handed down to us by those who from the beginning [fn]were eyewitnesses and [fn]servants G5257 of the [fn]word,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 4:20 - And He rolled up the scroll, gave it back to the attendant G5257, and sat down; and the eyes of all the people in the synagogue were intently directed at Him.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 7:32 - The Pharisees heard the crowd whispering these things about Him, and the chief priests and the Pharisees sent officers G5257 to arrest Him.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 7:45 - The officers G5257 then came to the chief priests and Pharisees, and they said to them, “Why did you not bring Him?”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 7:46 - The officers G5257 answered, “Never has a man spoken in this way!”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 18:3 - So Judas, having obtained the Roman [fn]cohort and officers G5257 from the chief priests and the Pharisees, *came there with lanterns, torches, and weapons.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 18:12 - So the Roman [fn]cohort, the [fn]commander, and the officers G5257 of the Jews arrested Jesus and bound Him,
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 18:18 - Now the slaves and the officers G5257 were standing there, having made a charcoal fire, for it was cold and they were warming themselves; and Peter was also with them, standing and warming himself.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 18:22 - But when He said this, one of the officers G5257, who was standing nearby, struck Jesus, saying, “Is that the way You answer the high priest?”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 18:36 - Jesus answered, “My kingdom is not of this world. If My kingdom were of this world, My servants G5257 would be fighting so that I would not be handed over to the Jews; but as it is, My kingdom is not [fn]of this realm.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 19:6 - So when the chief priests and the officers G5257 saw Him, they shouted, saying, “Crucify, crucify!” Pilate *said to them, “Take Him yourselves and crucify Him; for I find no grounds for charges in [fn]His case!”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 5:22 - But the officers G5257 who came did not find them in the prison; and they returned and reported,
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 5:26 - Then the captain went along with the officers G5257 and proceeded to bring them back without violence (for they were afraid of the people, that they might be stoned).
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 13:5 - When they reached Salamis, they began to proclaim the word of God in the synagogues of the Jews; and they also had John as their helper G5257.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 26:16 - ‘But get up and stand on your feet; for this purpose I have appeared to you, to appoint you as a servant G5257 and a witness not only to the things in which you have seen Me, but also to the things in which I will appear to you,
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 4:1 - This is the way any person is to regard us: as servants G5257 of Christ and stewards of the mysteries of God.

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